Monthly Archives: April 2015

Oil Baths


Each of us has special memories of our growing up years – and as we plod through our lives now, we do remember those days, when life was so simple and uncomplicated. One of the most wonderful memories I have … Continue reading

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Where did the years fly?


She is in a hurry, always in a hurry these days, with a hundred things to do and projects to finish. She looks into the shoe cupboard for her sandals; her patience wears thin, as she peers into the jumble … Continue reading

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What’s in a Nose?


Books talk about aquiline noses, Greek noses, up-turned noses, and 11 other types of noses, but have you heard of a rain-predictor nose? That’s a first, I’m sure. This fact would have been a great surprise to me too, but … Continue reading

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The Arranged Marriage – A short story


Hundreds of calls had flown between the two houses. What started off with horoscope matching, education, career and family-history gleaning, had finally culminated in this meeting of the boy and the girl. It was a rainy day, as each came … Continue reading

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Coffee or Tea ?


Image courtesy – Wikipedia People have likes, dislikes and  ambiguities. However, when it comes to coffee and tea, most identify themselves as either coffee drinkers or tea drinkers. I don’t know too many people, who like both tea and coffee … Continue reading

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The Joys of Writing


My son has been given a school project to complete; he has to write an essay about ‘Aliens in the backyard’, as part of his creative writing course. He spends an hour writing out a draft and wants to read … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award


My sincere thanks to Simpleheadgirl for nominating my blog for The Liebster Award. Please do go and check out her blog at http://www.simpleheadgirl.com, for lovely posts.  I love the tag line of her blog – ‘Do what you love’.  I … Continue reading

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Strange Things Do Happen


Sometimes, when we read about strange incidents that have happened to people, we stop to wonder whether such things can actually happen in people’s lives. There is one such incident that happened in our lives, many years ago. We’d just … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of The Grazing Sheep


I am spring cleaning my digital cupboard today. A virtual cupboard distributed around the house, across numerous phones and laptops and tablets.  How did we manage to hoard so many files? Music, photos…phew! Millions of them. Selfies…(who started this trend?). … Continue reading

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Little hearts that beat


Just outside our condo, there runs a fairly long road. There is no taxi stand there, so people queue up on a first-come-first-hail basis. It was peak-hour this morning, when I stood in line to hail a taxi. The line … Continue reading

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